Surfers win Cracker Race

Surfers win Cracker Race

IOW Surf Club wins the Annual Ventnor to Sandown Cracker Race – by Tony Macpherson This race took place in the early 80’s. We had a surf club meeting in the Castle Inn in Newport and this peculiar race was mentioned. It got everyone interested and we...
IOW Surf Club Paddle Race

IOW Surf Club Paddle Race

Isle of Wight Surf Club Fundraiser Paddle Race  24th July (24 July · 10:00 – 13:00) Wighwaters Dunroman Beach Lake SUP / PRONE PADDLE & TEAM EVENTS – BOARDS TO RACE ON ARE SUPPLIED  £5 ENTRY
‘The start of surfing on the Island’ by Pat Morrell

‘The start of surfing on the Island’ by Pat Morrell

‘The start of surfing on the Island’ by Pat Morrell Hutch and I started body boarding at Compton in 1955. My parents rented one of the huts that were out there then. The boards were just flat plywood sheets – the “posh” people had boards with curved up noses but ours...